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polyhistor

[ pol-ee-his-ter ]
/ 藢p蓲l i藞h瑟s t蓹r /
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noun
a person of great and varied learning.
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Also pol路y路his路to路ri路an [pol-ee-hi-stawr-ee-uhn, -stohr-]. /藢p蓲l i h瑟藞st蓴r i 蓹n, -藞sto蕣r-/.

Origin of polyhistor

First recorded in 1565鈥75; from Latin polyhistor, from Greek poly铆st艒r 鈥渧ery learned.鈥 See poly-, history

OTHER WORDS FROM polyhistor

pol路y路his路tor路ic [pol-ee-hi-stawr-ik, -stor-], /藢p蓲l i h瑟藞st蓴r 瑟k, -藞st蓲r-/, adjectivepol路y路his路to路ry, noun
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